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Forum: Thumpers Today, 11:10 AM
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Posted By Friedom
:Clap bravo sir. That was the gentlest ride I've...

:Clap bravo sir. That was the gentlest ride I've ever been on.

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Forum: Thumpers Today, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Did you pick that up in Phoenix, by chance? I've...

Did you pick that up in Phoenix, by chance? I've been keeping an eye in it. I would have scooped it up if I didn't already have my 97SE. You got a fine deal. Congrats!

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By Friedom
That's a nice view, thanks! I haven't actually...

That's a nice view, thanks!
I haven't actually been up there myself, but I know the surrounding mountains and buildings well enough to see where the perspective is coming from.

The filename...
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 09:49 AM
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Posted By Friedom
I think the caliper was updated, but the forks +...

I think the caliper was updated, but the forks + caliper will swap directly onto the earlier models. I thought this was common practice, though I admit i haven't done it myself. I seem to recall that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-03-2015, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Any other guesses? Just kidding, that's the...

Any other guesses?

Just kidding, that's the one. It seemed like a sufficiently iconic place to start, and I was happy with the picture.


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Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2015, 07:03 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Anything we can use to get an idea of scale? ...

Anything we can use to get an idea of scale?

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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 08:23 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I discovered my circlip missing once after a...

I discovered my circlip missing once after a ride. I don't think it's that easy for the cs sprocket to wander off the shaft with the lateral constraint of the chain. Bonus if you still have a chain...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Amazing the difference in performance amongst...

Amazing the difference in performance amongst stock machines.

I've been on 4 of these steeds now. A 90 with an old tm33 and airbox holes. Then my needle broke, so I replaced it then got a whole...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Finally! An advantage that the 350 has over the Z...

Finally! An advantage that the 350 has over the Z :r

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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I had an old kd175 2 stroke that looked like...

I had an old kd175 2 stroke that looked like that. The thing was a tank! I picked it up for $50 on ebay, found someone tried to splice a second spark plug wire to the backup plug.. cleaned that up...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Ok guys, name that spot. This shouldn't be hard....

Ok guys, name that spot. This shouldn't be hard. I don't know of any clues that won't immediately give it away.
Name that spot:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2015, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Sorry about your bike bro. It's a looker for...

Sorry about your bike bro. It's a looker for sure. I'll keep an eye out.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Friedom
For some reason it never occurred to me too carry...

For some reason it never occurred to me too carry snap ring pliers. Thanks.
I discovered the kick start lever bolt missing last time I did a pre ride lookover. :yikes

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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Does it change the feel of it having the extra...

Does it change the feel of it having the extra weight that high up? My SE with the Clark 4.x gallon tank feels like a pig compared to my stock 99 dirt.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 10:00 AM
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Posted By Friedom
We wanted to make sure you are making an informed...

We wanted to make sure you are making an informed decision. My SE has a pumper on it from PO, but he took the fittings off the dirt model that he sold me, so I had to source the parts anyways to get...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 08:38 AM
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Posted By Friedom
What's the capacity of that tank? It's...

What's the capacity of that tank? It's surprisingly unassuming until you take a double take and realize that's some serious kit.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2015, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Friedom
In addition to what everyone else said, is the...

In addition to what everyone else said, is the "deal" you're getting on the tm33 for a new one? The slide wears out on these over time on these and causes inconsistent performance as air can leak...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2015, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I was able to find the Phoenix one, but not the...

I was able to find the Phoenix one, but not the statewide one. So pictures meaning people don't have to go out in the grueling heat to tag a picture?
Great, I can do it in my truck too, then. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 03:18 PM
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Posted By Friedom
That's clean! I want to sell my 97SE but there...

That's clean!
I want to sell my 97SE but there are two 99se bikes for sale nearby asking less than I paid for mine.. hah!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Maybe it gives 33% more power! :win Sent...

Maybe it gives 33% more power! :win

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2015, 02:39 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I was hoping you'd say that. My Google fu needs...

I was hoping you'd say that. My Google fu needs some training. Thanks.

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Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 12:23 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Since you're local(AZ), Greg, maybe you can chime...

Since you're local(AZ), Greg, maybe you can chime in here: I was told by one of the guys I rode with that o ring chains are a bad idea in the desert because the desert grit works its way in and chews...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Reminds me of oil injection 2 strokes. As long...

Reminds me of oil injection 2 strokes.
As long as they work right, great idea!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Friedom
I missed that detail. never heard of a vacuum...

I missed that detail. never heard of a vacuum operated chain oiler. Awesome!

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Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 09:35 AM
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Posted By Friedom
I thought the vacuum petcock setup was avoided,...

I thought the vacuum petcock setup was avoided, not worked towards?

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Had anyone seen the games of tag-o-Rama going on...

Had anyone seen the games of tag-o-Rama going on around the states?
Post a pic of your bike in a noteworthy location. That's the tag. Maybe some hints too.
Next person to find the tag posts a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Friedom
This is a fantastic post, thanks. I have a...

This is a fantastic post, thanks.

I have a inline filter in the middle of my down running fuel line, it rarely doesn't have air in the upper portion, but I can always see fuel coming through...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2015, 08:14 AM
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Posted By Friedom
I do indeed! there's a pretty hard tyre on it. I...

I do indeed! there's a pretty hard tyre on it. I rode it on a group ride here locally for 120 miles or so. Pretty sure it never held air. Stopped holding rubber after awhile, too. I can probably...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2015, 07:50 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Love to, but can't get away. Sent from my...

Love to, but can't get away.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Anyone around AZ looking for a great condition...

Anyone around AZ looking for a great condition 97SE? I just ride in too much gnarly stuff and find myself always wanting the dirt model when given the choice. Clarke tank, aftermarket skid plate,...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Friedom
I don't follow.. my point about the broken clutch...

I don't follow.. my point about the broken clutch was because it happened to me at almost the furthest point of a 4x4 trail we were on and I had little issue with having no clutch for the whole way...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 07:42 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Was the original bulb an 1157 though? Just want...

Was the original bulb an 1157 though? Just want to verify the terminal is the same.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Good to know how, though, in case you break a...

Good to know how, though, in case you break a clutch lever.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Friedom
Nice job guys. All my work was writing my own...

Nice job guys. All my work was writing my own setup to mod a dirt model.

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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Friedom
There are probably 3 wires running to the brake...

There are probably 3 wires running to the brake light: running, brake and ground. Check your connectors and wires for voltage.could be something simple that just needs proper inspection. Was the...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Mine was a bear to take off and even harder to...

Mine was a bear to take off and even harder to put back on. Felt like it was cross threaded, but I checked and Re checked. Haven't had any issues though.


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Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By Friedom
1. I agree, what you're dealing with seems likely...

1. I agree, what you're dealing with seems likely to be under the clutch cover, not in the transmission itself. Not even looking at the bike, though, this is an educated guess at best.

2. The...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2015, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Sorry we missed your post. Doesn't look like...

Sorry we missed your post. Doesn't look like anything serious in there to me. Mine looked similar on my first change, but I don't know if it was ever changed for the 15 years before that.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Friedom
Looking to be a good season for the chiva falls...

Looking to be a good season for the chiva falls area by the storms we've been having!

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Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2015, 11:56 PM
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Posted By Friedom
The shift drum has cool grooves in it that the...

The shift drum has cool grooves in it that the shift forks ride in. Those forks then push or pull gears on the input or output shafts to engage them.
At least that's the general idea. These...
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